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Type of armor made from small metal rings. Is flexible but insufficient vs. thrusts (therefore usually worn with a tough padding underneath).

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Buff-coat
Heavy coat from buff-leather worn alone for light protection or under armor.
Cuisse
Armor protecting thighs.
Greave
Also called schynbald or jamber. Plate defence for the leg from knee to ankle, initially pro­tecting only the front, but…
Schiavona
Special form of a cut & thrust sword with a cage- hilt and distinctive cat-head-like pommel. Mostly single-edged …
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